Top IELTS vocabulary you need to maximize your score
The measures can be either quantitative or qualitative, or a mixture of both.
The results of the focus group will usually be qualitative in nature and not quantitative.
His rapid advancement in the company is due purely to his hard work.
The rapid change in climate caused by the greenhouse effect does not give living things enough time to adapt.
I think we need to talk about this calmly, and try to make a rational decision together.
Belief in religion requires a suspension of rational thought which I am not prepared to make.
There is a strong reciprocal attraction between the primitive and the civilized.
Reciprocal teaching is an interactive instructional practice that aims to improve students.
Take them to the garden and recline in a giant baseball glove chair.
In many modern trains, you can recline the seats into a fully horizontal position.
Unlike airplane seats, train seats are designed to fully recline.
My computer crashed, and I was unable to recover some important data.
It took Joanne a few months to recover from her car accident, but now she is fine.
Arthur Vandenberg once said that it is less important to redistribute wealth than it is to redistribute opportunity.
Robin Hood stole the King's gold and redistributed it among the poor villagers.
Taking that into consideration, it is prudent to reexamine the experiment and look for missing factors.
We reexamine this hypothesis further using simulation and econometric methods.
Do you mind if I use you as a reference when I apply for a job at the company where you work?
Make sure that you note the author and publication of any references you use in your essay.
Among baseball people it is a reflex to praise the little things.
Stabbing those who annoyed him soon became a reflex.
It's good when someone else adds their two cents to refute an untruth.
Your logic is lacking, one key thing, you do not in anyway refute their claim.
A movie star's private life should have no relevance to his professional career.
This new publication is of special relevance to computer users who want to keep up-to-date with the newest technology.
Please ensure that you attach all the relevant documents to your application.
Nelson's comments were not really relevant to the discussion.
We are reliably informed that you are considering a position at a different firm.
So far, scientists have been unable to predict earthquakes with a high degree of reliability.
You can rely on Francis to do the job well; she is an excellent worker.
In the future, we will have to rely more on alternate energy sources.
Two double helices now existed in place of one, each a replica of the original.
It’s an exact replica of the tree branch outside my window.
The scientific community cannot replicate his results.
Scientists have created a robot that can replicate itself in minutes.
Both sides agree that if the dam is built, water levels at the new reservoir would fluctuate seasonally.
We especially loved the planting reservoir created in between the rock walls.
Now a new witness could be called on to help resolve this mystery.
Silence is the best resolve for him who distrusts himself.
Have you received any response to your request for a raise?
Our response to the controversial social issues of our time will determine our future.
Here is an enchanting revelation in the history of medicine.
Translating many more of those poems, fifteen years later, was another kind of revelation.
There's an old riddle which involves a frog trying to get across a room, or something.
In both these cases the riddle seems to be solved in an entirely different way.
The rules regarding attendance and homework are very rigid in that institution.
My professor has very rigid views on the subject.
We need some fairly rigid cardboard to make signs with.
The young man changed his mind about joining the military after a day of rigorous training.
The rigorous training for the U.S. marines discourages some people from joining.
Many of these rituals were practiced by the people long before Christianity came to the region.
Green tea is an essential part of the daily ritual in China.
These tough animals are solitary, and they need a lot of room to roam.
At night hippos leave the water and roam overland to graze.
You can't make him responsible for the ship's course if he doesn't have control of the rudder.
The rudder controls turns to the right or left.
They usually have little background in health care and only rudimentary training.
Government regulations covering orbital debris are still rudimentary.
We should all be writing this saga down in our journals.
The whole saga has the air of a desperate striving for peace.
Wherefore it is ever the aim of the sagacious journalist to foster that sense of personal participation.
A really clean cut with a sharp scalpel helps.
The best tool for most of your cutting needs is a surgical scalpel.
It rapidly became clear that their differences were more than semantic.
They'd still be wrong of course, but would be closer to having a semantic point.
Serendipity plays an enormously important role in travel photography.
It turns out that serendipity played a role in the journey to the screen.
Sometimes it takes the sheen of a consultant for the ideas to sink in.
At night, soft candlelight or twinkling string lights make the walls glow with a satiny sheen.
Spiders in this group are known for the golden sheen of their silk.
She responded to the question with a shrug of the shoulders.
He gave a little shrug to show he didn't care and then walked away.
After having a heart attack, he made some significant changes in his life in order to improve his health.
Significant life events can introduce a great deal of stress into a person's life.
The suggestion that all drugs are bad is quite simplistic.
The new bands are totally simplistic in lyrical content, and musical ability.
Computer models can simulate a collision between galaxies and display it on a TV screen.
In the famous shower scene in the Alfred Hitchcock movie "Psycho," chocolate syrup was used to simulate blood.
We like to socialize with friends, going fishing, boating, skiing or in line roller skating.
You simply have to find an online site which allows you to socialize with women of different communities.
Great idea, great sound, great sociological significance.
Finally, it is important to note that clinical insights are different from sociological findings.
His use of language is not very sophisticated yet, but he is learning quickly.
New York is considered a sophisticated city due to its rich culture of art, music and theater.
Many species of plants and animals are endangered due to pollution.
Many great whales are now on the endangered species list.
This fossil here is a particularly interesting specimen.
A specimen of the accused killer's blood was taken for analysis.
She speculated as to her friend's motives.
The President has refused to speculate on whether military intervention will be necessary.
The men were busy pounding spikes into the railroad tracks.
The spikes on the cactus are super sharp and really hurt if you touch them.
The crowd burst into spontaneous applause when the Queen appeared on the balcony.
She is a very spontaneous, emotional person, and doesn't always think things through properly.
He never does anything spontaneously; everything has to be planned ahead of time.
They spontaneously decided to get married when they arrived home in Wellington after travelling around Europe and Asia together for a year.
Sometimes I like to squeeze fresh orange juice to drink for breakfast.
Some snakes squeeze animals to death, and then eat them whole.
The government is alert to the danger and says it will do its best to stagger the pain.
The pains the designers took with the interior can stagger the imagination.
The man stared at the woman until she turned away in embarrassment.
Someone once said that those who stare at the past have their backs turned to the future.
The government is hoping their new tax cuts will help to stimulate growth in the economy.
Doing stretching exercises helps to stimulate blood flow.
You'd better stir your coffee; I put some honey in it, and it all sank to the bottom.
Be sure you stir the sauce regularly so that it doesn't burn.
Bond markets seemed to take the dollar's decline in stride.
Cariocas are known for taking things in stride and enjoying life.
If the camera's shutter is slow with respect to the object's movement, the picture is blurry.
Hopefully your camera will have a shutter speed long enough for what you are shooting.
There is also a large variety of subsidiary fighters.
The subsidiary plot lines were all touching or funny.
Taj got a substantial raise as a result of his excellent work on the project last month.
There has been a substantial increase in the number of forest fires this year due to our unusually dry weather.
His sense of humor is quite subtle, so sometimes it's hard to know if he is joking or if he's serious.
Seasonal temperature changes are more subtle near the equator than they are in other areas.
He was also extremely superstitious, and believed in invocations of the dead.
The people were very superstitious, they believed in most things they have only heard of.
The surface of the ocean often looks very rough, but once you go underwater it is quite calm.
The ozone acts as a protective layer over the surface of our planet.
No one will suspect she killed her husband; they all think she is so sweet.
He is the prime suspect in the murder of his wife.
We need food and water in order to sustain life.
In the U.S. today, a single farmer can sustain himself or herself and approximately 45 other people.
Our ultimate goal should be to create a sustainable world where nothing is wasted.
There is no single sustainable model for national success.
The foundation of sustainable food production is the wise use of resources.
Lakes, rivers and swamps are scattered throughout the national park.
Crocodiles are found in habitats such as swamps, ponds, rivers, lakes and marshes.
His style is unsystematic, brief and abounding in symbolical expression.
Long garments ornamented with symbolical designs are worn by Marduk and Adad.
If we tackle the problem right away, I'm sure we'll be able to find a solution before the day is over.
The government is determined to tackle the issue right away while its popularity is high.
Dean was hoping to find it or at least telltale signs that a body had decomposed on this spot
Before I could say more, I heard the telltale noise of breaking glass from the far side of the house!
An old proverb notes that good habits result from resisting temptation.
Chocolate was once considered a temptation of the devil.
Police have received an anonymous threat declaring that a bomb has been planted at the airport.
The unusually cold weather is a serious threat to the tourist industry this summer.
Mosquitoes thrive in areas where there is stagnant water.
Someone once remarked that news reporters thrive on the world's misfortune.
The skeleton consists of a virtually complete skull, the entire torso and parts of the arms and legs.
Now imagine being able to rotate your torso as you swing.
Pollution in major cities throughout the world has reached such toxic levels that hundreds of people die from it every year.
Someone once suggested that poverty is the most toxic element known to humankind.
Police were able to trace the stolen car to a house in the east end of the city.
The suspect was arrested after traces of cocaine were found in his car and on his clothing.
In a liquidity trap, there is an explicit trade off between inflation and unemployment.
They don't understand the concepts of opportunity cost and trade off.
Your body transforms calories into energy.
The sun transforms five million tons of mass into energy every second.
The transmission of computer data along phone lines has been greatly improved by the use of fiber-optics.
Tolstoy once said that art is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.
She was able to trap her boss into admitting that she was underpaid.
I've put a few traps down here and there, but haven't caught any mice yet.
It is too large for scientists to trawl the entire surface.
Restaurants and hotels have to trawl for staff all over the world.
The system would also trawl local news reports for similar cases.
Police are unsure as to who exactly pulled the trigger in the murder case.
The young boy pulled the trigger, and the gun went off.
Honey is trivial compared with the importance of pollination.
It was a decent business, although too trivial for major oil companies.
We promptly correct him so he knows that it is unacceptable behavior.
Multi-word partials longer than five letters are unacceptable.
New software can even provide answers to unasked questions.
In the neighborhood it's considered wise to leave some questions unasked.
Baron also discovered that certain six-letter combinations occur with uncanny frequency.
He observed an uncanny similarity in human response to the arrivals.
It is uncertain how soon or how fast the oil will start gurgling again.
Whether extinct dinosaurs had the same physiology as living mammals and birds remains uncertain.
The basic treasure of his life was buried back there and he kept hoping to uncover it.
It's an extremely valuable way to uncover information.
They have undeniable authority, but heaven only knows how they acquired it.
One crucial point raised by this article is undeniable.
Now a small, dedicated group tries to undo some of the damage.
Progress sometimes has major constraints that are difficult to undo.
They completely satisfy wishes excited during the day which remain unrealized.
We both expressed the wish to own an automobile-again an unrealized ambition.
Many a time he seemed to jeopardize his political career through his unswerving loyalty.
In addition to these partners, the trust land beneficiaries have been unswerving in their support and appreciation.
Most nondairy milks are sold in vacuum-sealed cartons and are shelf-stable for as long as a year.
Many blowers, both gas and electric, come with attachments made to vacuum up leaves.
The illustration does not depend for its validity upon its historical character.
Human performance testing has proven the validity of this method of enhanced learning.
The American fleet lost 2 small vessels in the maritime battle.
A vessel containing over 50 illegal Chinese migrants has been discovered off the waters of Washington State this morning.
A regular program of vigorous exercise can help to prevent heart disease.
My opponent led a vigorous campaign, and I congratulate him on his success.
If you violate your parole, you will be immediately re-arrested.
Anyone found violating the company rules will be fired immediately.
She is studying the visual arts; painting, drawing, and that sort of thing at college.
The visuals of the lecture were fascinating, but the professor didn't explain them enough.
Several items in the news suggest that vocabularies are looked upon only or chiefly as of vocational value.
Besides academic courses, the school also offers vocational programs for older students.
She does volunteer work with mentally-handicapped children at the hospital.
In baseball's early days, umpires were unpaid volunteers.
Ferdinand Magellan led the first round-the-world voyage in 1522.
The Titanic sailed on an April day in 1912 on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York.
If you don't eat properly, you may become more vulnerable to disease.
His treatment for cancer has made him vulnerable to infection.
The candle's wick popped loudly enough to wake her awhile later.
Before cotton became the substance of choice for lamp wicks, dried folded Mullein leaves were used for this purpose.
Thank you so much for bringing us the wonder of our planet.
Visitors see the diamond, and it gets them to wonder what's in the next room, and in the space beyond that.